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Community Events

Beach Walk & Sketch

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Sunday, January 13, 9-11am
Love the beach? Have an eye for detail? Bring your sense of wonder and take to the sands to sketch nature’s offerings on our beautiful stretch of beach. We’ll provide the binoculars, drawing boards, pencils and newsprint, or bring your own easy-to-carry sketching tools. Comfortable clothing and sun protection recommended. The Beach Walk & Sketch with the LA Audubon Society is a free event. Reservations are requested.
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Happy Birthday Marion!

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Sunday, January 20, 11am-4pm
Join the Santa Monica Conservancy in celebrating Marion Davies -- silent film actress, famed party hostess and the original Beach House resident. 

 11am - 2pm    Music, dancing, stories… it’s a slice of Gold Coast history come to life!
 2 - 4pm   Screening of The Florodora Girl. Film historian Elaina Archer introduces the
  MGM film produced by and starring Marion Davies, made in 1930.

Guests are welcome to come in their favorite Gold Coast era attire or in costume as if attending one of Davies’s famed costume parties.
Happy Birthday Marion! is a free, all ages event. Reservations are recommended.
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